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Tier 1 Certified Teacher

A Tier 1: 200 hour Certified Baptiste Teacher can teach a powerful 90 minute Journey Into Power class. 


*LEVEL ONE: Journey Into Power | 96 hours
*LEVEL TWO: The Sannyasin’s Journey | 112 hours
*Art of Assisting | 50 hours

Level Two must be taken within 2 years of Level One.

To use Art of Assisting for the Tier 1: 200 Hour Certification you must complete the program (worth 15 hours). To use the Art of Assisting for the Tier 2: 500 Hour Certification you must complete the program (worth 15 hours) AND 35 additional hours of assisting in studio and provide a letter from your supervisor verifying this.

*A Letter of Recommendation to apply for Tier 1 Certification
*Proof of 1 year or 100 classes teaching the Journey Into Power sequence prior to applying for Tier 1 Certification


Be able to effectively teach Journey Into Power sequence.
Demonstrate an understanding of the 5 Organizing Principles of True North Alignment.
Be able to make present The Three Themes of Baptiste Yoga.


Attend or assist a minimum of one Baptiste program every three years.
Complete an exam every three years.
Pay annual dues.


Access to a global community of people sharing Baptiste Yoga™.
Connection to other Tier 1 teachers to collaborate with and to learn from.
Development from the Baptiste Institute through inquiry work.
Discounts to Baptiste programs.
An invitation to the annual Certribution Summit.
And more!


Once you've completed your Level One and Level Two you may apply for your RYT-200 through the Yoga Alliance Website here. You do not need to be a Certified Baptiste Teacher to do so. Note that you must upload your Letters of Completion for BOTH Level One and Level Two in ONE document to verify your attendance at these two programs. Once you submit your application through Yoga Alliance your application will be reviewed within 48 hours.


  1. Click here to submit a request for the application package.
  2. Submit your application once completing all the required work.
  3. Implement feedback.
  4. Get certified!

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